Solicitation for Grant Applications to Develop CHP Projects in Pennsylvania

From the EPA CHP Partnership:

The EPA CHP Partnership is informing its Partners of an important funding opportunity. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has issued grant solicitations designed for the purchase and installation of renewable energy and energy efficiency equipment, including CHP. The grant program is called Pennsylvania Green Energy Works.

Applications are due by 4:00 P.M. EDT on October 9, 2009.

A collective total of up to $52 million will be available under four Pennsylvania Green Energy Works solicitations with $11 million allocated for CHP. All funding for this program is Federal funding appropriated by The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Projects must comply with the following in order to be funded:

All projects must be physically located in Pennsylvania.

The project must result in the creation or retention of part-time or full-time temporary or permanent jobs.

The application must contain letters supporting the financial commitment for at least 25 percent of the cost of the project. These letters of commitment must be from both the applicant and any outside sources of funding, including clear documentation of amounts from each source. Monies "applied for" from other sources may not be included. Other DEP program funds cannot be used to comply with the project match.

For more information on the solicitation, including eligible projects, instructions for how to apply, and application evaluation considerations, visit the Pennsylvania Green Energy Works CHP Solicitation.